Saturday, September 21, 2013
City Hall News
Business is Business
City, CEPCO, Chamber of Commerce and BIA throw out the welcome mat
Released by the City of Chilliwack
n Thursday, September 19, 2013, the City of Chilliwack won the 2013 Open for Business Award at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) annual conference in Vancouver. The provincial award of $10,000 was issued by BC's Small Business Roundtable to help implement measures that benefit small business.
are based on how municipalities enhance small-business
competitiveness, recognize the contributions of small businesses to
the community and promote the principles of the BC Small Business
Chilliwack Community Services have undertaken delivery of the Welcoming Communities Program, an innovative Province of BC program to foster welcoming and inclusive communities across the province. An immigrant business fair was held in May 2013 to create awareness of services to newcomers in Chilliwack and build connections and relationships across the community.
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